DataON™ Cluster-in-a-Box (CiB) appliance is an innovative all-in-one cluster platform that delivers highly-available (HA) services and shared storage in an energy saving condensed footprint. This “Hyper-V Direct” cluster appliance is specially designed for shared storage with Microsoft’s Storage Spaces, enabling customers to reduce cost, consolidate datacenter hardware, easily deploy a new platform and quickly transition to a Microsoft Hyper-V environment.
With shared storage from a single appliance, modern business are struggling with space constraints, hardware sprawl, power challenges, and the need to run dozens of VMs. DataON™ CiB gives businesses a purpose-built 2U appliance that includes two server nodes with 10GbE heartbeat connections for real time high availability extending system up-time and protecting business continuity. With the introduction of end-to-end 12Gbs SAS device performance, DataON™ CiB is optimized for tiered SSD/ HDD or all flash storage deployments with 1/10/40GbE networking to fully leverage SMB3 RDMA storage network fabric to create a highly available cluster-aware environment.